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Cruises in Southeast Asia

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Cruising

The Cruise Director: Meekong cruising

Sally Macmillan River cruising in Asia is becoming a popular option for thousands of Australian tourists.

Myanmar

Beyond Mandalay by boat

Burma. Bathing and washing in the river . Chindwin RIver

A new way to explore a country still steeped in old ways has emerged, writes Lynne Whiley.

Europe

Europe's armada

Switzerland, Basel

New ships, itineraries and experiences make river cruising an unmissable holiday option, writes Brian Johnston.

The Cruise Director

Helping out after Haiyan

Crystal Symphony

Sally Macmillan Experienced cruisers know that many members of the hard-working crews on the ships are from the Philippines, so it was good to hear the major cruise lines are supporting relief efforts in communities...

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Photo galleries

World's top 10 river cruises

Mekong-River

Forget airport hassles and cramped tour buses - a relaxing river cruise is the way to see the world. Here are the top 10.

Travellers Tips

Tips

Travel bargains in the downturn: from gloom to boom

What crisis? ... Hawaii is among the destinations attracting more visitors.

Savvy travellers are finding destinations and holiday options that offer great value for tight budgets.

Map of Southeast Asia

Travel News

Fuel pump fault causes Qantas A380 to turn back mid-flight

qantas

GOYA DMYTRYSHCHAK 19 Apr | A Qantas flight from Los Angeles to Melbourne was forced to turn back mid-air because of a fuel pump fault.

I know this great little place: Roberta Sudbrack

NINA KARNIKOWSKI | When Roberta Sudbrack opened her self-titled restaurant in Rio, she brought to her kitchen the skills learnt from seven years' cooking at Brazil's presidential palace and her love of organic produce.

Frequent Flyer: Simon Westcott

JANE REDDY | Simon Westcott is the owner and chief executive LUXE City Guides.

Traveller letters: Thanks for the disloyalty, Qantas

An experience that reinforces last week's comment that Qantas does not care about its loyal Frequent Flyer members.

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